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Press reports.

In addition to official records, another excellent source of information comes from contemporary news accounts of the events. The below web sites are currently the best collection of newspaper articles on the case.

Even though the media made errors (e.g., incorrect names or spellings), sometimes did the readers' thinking for them (e.g., making emotional connections between events), and sometimes provided opinions on events (which may contradict a previously given opinion), the contemporary news accounts, combined with official records, is the best source for seeing the big picture and is highly recommended over any book.

Casebook: Jack the Ripper

Magpie's Whitechapel

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Whitechapel image - Courtesy of Chris George.

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